Bi Name Meaning

Chinese : probably from the name of a people living to the west of China in ancient times, who integrated with the Han Chinese during the Han dynasty (206 bc–220 ad). The character also means ‘finish’, ‘conclude’. Vietnamese: unexplained. Scandinavian: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ba, Ji, Bo, Bu, Li, Bai, Pi, Si, Yi, Qi

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Bi Family Origin

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Bi Family Occupations

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In 1940, Labor and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bi. 43% of Bi men worked as a Labor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Labor
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%

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Bi Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Bi Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Bi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bi in 1967 was 85, and 13 in 2004.

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